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Advancing the Human & Civil Rights of People with Disabilities in Illinois



Employee with disability typing on deskEmployment Rights Helpline

We have an Employment Rights Helpline to help you. Our Helpline staff can answer your questions, provide support and assist you with learning about your legal rights. Our Helpline is toll-free: 1-844-RIGHTS-9 (1-844-744-4879), or you can email us at Learn more about our Employment Rights Helpline.


Frequently Asked Questions

Find the answers to common questions about the ADA and employment rights.


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View our fact sheets and videos to get more specific information about rights related to this topic.


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Independent Client Assistance Program

CAP is a free program for DRS vocational rehabilitation services customers and applicants. If you have a problem with your counselor, it is best for you to try to work it out together. If you are not able to work out the problem, CAP can work with you or with you and your counselor in order to fix the problem.


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Man with developmental disability laughing with womanEFE’s Recent Work

Read examples of cases we’ve handled that involve the ADA and employment rights.



Last updated: October 04, 2022

This website is made possible by funding support from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, both the Administration on Developmental Disabilities and the Center for Mental Health Services of the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration; and the U.S. Department of Education, the Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services. The contents of this website are solely the responsibility of Equip for Equality and do not necessarily represent the official view of any of these agencies.

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